The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 141 120 141
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 1.02% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate £321 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.32 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-59.28% +21.62%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -13 1 £343 -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) ODBC
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Informix
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ODBC
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com